The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 39 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing System Testing 16 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.93% 1.59% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.69% 2.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 0
Median daily rate £450 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £33.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £12.35 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+120.64% -52.95%
System Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
341 447 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 83.78% 78.84% 83.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 230 279
Median daily rate £425 £430 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £580 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 85 42
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing System Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing System Testing across the Essex region.

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Essex

System Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Essex region.

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon +17 15 £450 -
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 17 (60.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (53.57%) Data Migration
2 15 (53.57%) SAP
2 15 (53.57%) Migration
3 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 9 (32.14%) Data Analysis
4 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 8 (28.57%) SAP BPC
4 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (28.57%) MS Office
4 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (28.57%) SAP BW
4 8 (28.57%) Oracle
4 8 (28.57%) Finance
5 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 6 (21.43%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 6 (21.43%) ABAP
6 6 (21.43%) Internet
6 6 (21.43%) NHS
6 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (21.43%) Cisco
6 6 (21.43%) CCNA
7 5 (17.86%) CCA
7 5 (17.86%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (17.86%) LAN
7 5 (17.86%) WAN
7 5 (17.86%) BC Cleared
7 5 (17.86%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (17.86%) Performance Monitoring

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) GroupWise
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Office
2 5 (17.86%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (28.57%) SAP BPC
2 3 (10.71%) SAP PS
3 2 (7.14%) SAP CO
3 2 (7.14%) SAP FI
3 2 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (3.57%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Internet
2 5 (17.86%) LAN
2 5 (17.86%) WAN
3 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) Wireless
3 3 (10.71%) WLAN
4 2 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SAP BW
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (21.43%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 5 (17.86%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Functional Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) SAP Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) SAP Functional Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Consultant
5 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) SAP BI Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) ICT Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) SAP CO Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) SAP FI Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Data Migration Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Development Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) NHS Project Manager
8 1 (3.57%) SAP BPC Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (21.43%) NHS
3 3 (10.71%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (53.57%) Data Migration
2 15 (53.57%) Migration
3 9 (32.14%) Data Analysis
4 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (17.86%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (14.29%) Change Management
6 4 (14.29%) Coaching
6 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.29%) Project Management
6 4 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 3 (10.71%) ETL
7 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
7 3 (10.71%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (10.71%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
9 1 (3.57%) PDM
9 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) ABAP
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) CCNA
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (17.86%) BC Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) CCA
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (14.29%) MCP
4 4 (14.29%) MCSE
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (10.71%) Degree
6 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.57%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
1 1 (3.57%) NDS
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) SAP
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) Oracle
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe
5 1 (3.57%) Novell